Empath recliner seating is designed to reduce stress and the potential for injury for both patients and clinicians while increasing physical and emotional connectedness.
DESIGNED TO SUPPORT PATIENTS + CLINICIANS
The Empath recliner is a crucial step forward in the health process – one developed entirely from real-world insights based on thousands of hours of observation and analysis. Its design considers the needs of both patients and clinicians as primary users.
Across healthcare applications, Empath is designed to reduce stress and the potential for injury for both patients and clinicians while increasing physical and emotional connectedness.
SAFETY IS A TOP CONCERN
Clinicians and patients both face risks to their safety and comfort – and traditional recliners fail to address the problem.
- One in three clinicians surveyed has experienced an injury related to performing patient transfers. –Steelcase Health survey.
- Nurses rank second for back injuries suffered on the job, when compared to other professions. –American Nurses Association.
- Eighty percent of patient falls occur in the patient room. – University of Pennsylvania Medicine study.
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